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Add 24/8 and 18/15

1st number: 3 0/8, 2nd number: 1 3/15

24/8 + 18/15 is 21/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 15 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    24/8 = 24 × 15/8 × 15 = 360/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    18/15 = 18 × 8/15 × 8 = 144/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/120 + 144/120 = 360 + 144/120 = 504/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 21/5
  6. In mixed form: 41/5

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